With the intense winter storms that have been hitting New Jersey as of late, numerous auto accidents have been reported. In one county alone, first responders were called to approximately two dozen incidents in a 24 hour period. While weather certainly can play a role in a car crash, authorities will also consider if other factors contributed to a wreck. If negligence is suspected, victims may have legal recourse.
Three people were recently hospitalized following a crash in southern New Jersey. This car accident is believed to have resulted from one driver failing to yield the right of way at an intersection. Police reportedly cited the driver thought responsible for this collision.
It is that time again, when authorities and state officials review statistics from the previous year. Car accident statistics are in, and while the numbers are not great, authorities say that 2015 showed some improvement compared to 2014. Still, hundreds of people died on New Jersey roads last year.
An illegal U-turn is believed responsible for a wreck that injured three people in New Jersey. This car accident occurred on Jan. 1 in East Rutherford. Police are still in the process of investigating the collision.
A single-vehicle accident on the Palisades Interstate Parkway caused the death of one individual and led to two others being injured. Authorities in New Jersey say that this car crash was the result of the driver losing control of the vehicle. The current conditions of those who survived are unknown.
A young child in New Jersey is in critical condition after being struck by an automobile. This car crash occurred in Madison on Nov. 19. Police are still looking for the driver responsible.
After being involved in a car crash, a victim may wonder how long it will take before he or she will be able to achieve compensation for his or her losses. As these financial damages may be many, this is not an unreasonable thought. While, according to the laws of New Jersey, a car accident victim may be entitled to relief, there is not really a guarantee of payment or a set time-frame for how long it can take to receive compensation.
A New Jersey man recently lost his life after being struck by a car. The victim was reportedly riding his bike when the car accident occurred. The driver believed responsible for the crash has yet to be located by police.
The popular rapper Fetty Wap, is believed to have caused a crash in New Jersey near the end of September. The car accident occurred in Paterson, which is where the song artist lives. Both he and the driver of the other vehicle were injured in the wreck.
A single-vehicle crash in New Jersey over Labor Day weekend sent four men to the hospital with serious injuries. The car accident reportedly occurred in the early morning hours on Sept. 5, in Camden. Police are still investigating this incident.